The best times to visit Stanley for ideal weather are

March 5th to April 29th

or

October 1st to December 16th

based on average temperature and humidity from NOAA (the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration). Read below for more weather and travel details.


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Weather in Stanley

Temperature

Average temperatures in Stanley vary greatly. Considering humidity, temperatures feel nice most of the year, excluding some cold weeks in the winter, with a very low chance of rain or snow throughout the year. The area is somewhat temperate — in the 59th percentile for pleasant weather — compared to tourist destinations worldwide. Weeks with ideal weather are listed above. If you’re looking for the very warmest time to visit Stanley, the hottest months are January, February, and then December. See average monthly temperatures below. The warmest time of year is generally early January where highs are regularly around 95.9°F (35.5°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 66.1°F (18.9°C) at night.

Stanley Temperatures (Fahrenheit)

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Stanley Temperatures (Celsius)

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“Feels-Like” Temperatures

The way we experience weather isn’t all about temperature. Higher temperatures affect us much more at higher humidity, and colder temperatures feel piercing with high winds. Our perceived temperatures factor in humidity and wind chill to better represent how hot or cold the day feels to a person.

Stanley Perceived Temperature (F)

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Stanley Perceived Temperature (C)

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Average Stanley Temperatures by Month

Daily highs (averaged for the month) usually give the best indication of the weather. A significantly lower mean and low generally just means it gets colder at night.

Show Fahrenheit

MonthAvg. High (°F)Avg. Mean (°F)Avg. Low (°F)
Jan93.480.565
Feb90.778.163.8
Mar83.971.958.1
Apr75.563.650.4
May67.356.544.6
Jun60.250.539.8
Jul60.350.238.5
Aug64.853.540.3
Sep72.960.244.9
Oct80.567.551.1
Nov85.772.957.5
Dec89.676.760.5

Show Celsius

MonthAvg. High (°C)Avg. Mean (°C)Avg. Low (°C)
Jan34.126.918.3
Feb32.625.617.7
Mar28.822.214.5
Apr24.217.610.2
May19.613.67
Jun15.710.34.3
Jul15.710.13.6
Aug18.211.94.6
Sep22.715.77.2
Oct26.919.710.6
Nov29.822.714.2
Dec3224.815.8


 

Precipitation (Rain or Snow)

If dry weather is what you’re after, the months with the lowest chance of significant precipitation in Stanley are October, August, and then September. Note that we define “significant precipitation” as .1 inches or more in this section. The lowest chance of rain or snow occurs around early August. For example, on the week of July 30th there are no days of precipitation on average. By contrast, it’s most likely to rain or snow in late February and early March with an average of 1 days of significant precipitation the week of February 26th.

When can you find snow in Stanley? Weather stations report no annual snow. Please note that a value of 0 for snow in the graph below may either mean there was no snow, or that snow is unreported.

Chance of Precipitation

The graph below shows the % chance of rainy and snowy days in Stanley.

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Snow on the Ground

The graph below shows the average snow on the ground in Stanley (in).

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Snow depth

Average Rain and Snow by Month

Show Inches

MonthDaily Chance of RainAverage Snow Depth (in)Total Precipitation (in)
Jan8%01.9
Feb9%01.9
Mar7%01.2
Apr6%00.8
May7%00.7
Jun5%00.8
Jul5%00.5
Aug4%00.6
Sep5%00.5
Oct4%00.4
Nov9%01.1
Dec5%00.9

Show Centimeters

MonthDaily Chance of RainAverage Snow Depth (cm)Total Precipitation (cm)
Jan804.8
Feb904.8
Mar703
Apr602
May701.8
Jun502
Jul501.3
Aug401.5
Sep501.3
Oct401
Nov902.8
Dec502.3

 

Humidity and Wind

Stanley has some humid months, and dry months in the opposite season. The least humid month is December (23.4% relative humidity), and the most humid month is June (63.9%).

Wind in Stanley is usually moderate. The windiest month is January, followed by December and November. January’s average wind speed of around 10.6 knots (12.2 MPH or 19.6 KPH) is considered “a gentle breeze.” Maximum sustained winds (the highest speed for the day lasting more than a few moments) are at their highest in mid to late September where average top sustained speeds reach 17.6 knots, which is considered a fresh breeze.

Relative Humidity (%)

The graph below shows the average % humidity by month in Stanley.

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Wind

The graph below shows wind speed (max and average) in knots.

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Average Wind Speeds

Show Wind Speeds

All wind speeds are in knots. 1 knot = 1.15 MPH or 1.85 KPH.

MonthAvg. WindAvg. Wind FeelSustained High WindHigh Wind Feel
Jan10.6Gentle breeze16.6Significant breeze
Feb10Gentle breeze15.9Significant breeze
Mar9.3Gentle breeze14.7Significant breeze
Apr8Gentle breeze13.4Significant breeze
May7.6Gentle breeze12.9Significant breeze
Jun8Gentle breeze13.6Significant breeze
Jul8.4Gentle breeze14Significant breeze
Aug8.8Gentle breeze14.8Significant breeze
Sep9.7Gentle breeze16.5Significant breeze
Oct9.9Gentle breeze16.3Significant breeze
Nov10.1Gentle breeze16.2Significant breeze
Dec10.3Gentle breeze16.3Significant breeze

Show Relative Humidity by Month

MonthAvg. Relative Humidity
Jan24.7%
Feb31.4%
Mar36.4%
Apr42.5%
May53.5%
Jun63.9%
Jul56.3%
Aug45%
Sep33.7%
Oct26.3%
Nov28%
Dec23.4%

 

Is it Safe to Travel to Stanley?

Our best data indicates this area is generally safe. As of Oct 07, 2019 there are no travel advisories or warnings for Australia; exercise normal security precautions. Check this page for any recent changes or regions to avoid: Travel Advice and Advisories. This advisory was last updated on Aug 22, 2019.


 

The Busiest and Least Crowded Months

The busiest month for tourism in Stanley, TS, Australia is January, followed by May and February. Prices for hotels and flights will be most expensive during these months, though you can save if you purchase well in advance. Tourists are unlikely to visit Stanley in October. Those willing to visit at these times will likely find it the least expensive month.

Estimated Tourism by Month

 

Most Popular Months to Visit

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Tourists Seeking Accommodations

Tourism graph is based on Google searches for services used by tourists relative to the rest of the year. Tourism data for this area is extrapolated based on nearby areas. Displayed data is calculated relative to the peak, so a score of 70.4 in October means 70.4% of the tourists vs. January.


Overall Stanley Travel Experience by Season

Fall (March through May)

Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel moderate. Highs range from 86.4°F (30.2°C) and 62.4°F (16.9°C) with colder temperatures in the later months. Rain is rare with roughly 2 days of significant precipitation per month. Fall is the second busiest for tourism, which makes it a good time for those looking for things to do.

Winter (June through August)

The middle-year months have cold weather with high temperatures that are brisk. These months see the least precipitation with 1 to 2 days of precipitation per month. June – August is fairly slow season for tourism in Stanley, so lodging and other accommodations may cost slightly less.

Spring (September through November)

Spring daily highs range from 88.1°F (31.2°C) and 70°F (21.1°C), which will feel very nice given the humidity and wind. It rains or snows a normal amount: 1 to 3 days per month. Tourism is the slowest during these months due to the weather, so hotels may be affordably priced.

Summer (December through February)

Weather is perfect this time of year in Stanley to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 95.9°F (35.5°C) and 86.4°F (30.2°C). On average, it rains or snows a smalll amount: consistently 2 times per month. These times of year are the busiest with tourists.

 

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